nounchiefly North American
A room containing lockers for the storage of personal belongings, especially in schools or gymnasiums.
- He also is a strong influence in the locker room and an excellent student of the game.
- He was there at the top of the tunnel as I was coming back to the locker room after stretching.
- He wants to make sure he has a locker room full of players who believe the Cardinals can win.
Regarded as characteristic of or suited to a men’s locker room, especially as being coarse or ribald: locker-room humor
More example sentences
- Nearby, science fair-style exhibits tackle the delicate subject of anatomy with raunchy male locker-room touches.
- It is a laddish, locker-room badinage that I remember with indulgent nostalgia from my days playing college rugby; we, too, thought we were a great team but I'm not sure that the future of the country ought to have been entrusted to us.
- In this locker-room environment, he's the likable team captain.
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Syllabification: lock·er room
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